Summer Forecast: Increased Risk of Power Outages due to Extreme Heat

Grid monitor warns of U.S. blackouts in ‘sobering report’ Credited Author(s): Peter Behr, Jason Plautz The central and upper Midwest, Texas, and Southern California face an increased risk of power outages this summer from extreme heat, wildfires and extended drought, the nation’s grid monitor warned yesterday. In a dire new assessment, the North American Electric…

Expanding Your Connection – Power Distribution Units

With organizations continuing to grow, so will the technology requirements. Increasing power demands will call for more electrical outlets. To meet the growing demand of technology, business organizations will add IDFs (Intermediate Distribution Frame) and expand MDFs (Main Distribution Frame) which means multiple devices that will require multiple outlets. Enter Power Distribution Units, or PDUs.…

April Showers Bring May Power Problems?

Spring has arrived and that means April showers will be bringing some lovely May flowers. While the warmer weather and flowers are certainly a welcome change, the ‘April showers’ may not be so welcome. Although it may not seem like spring in some regions of the United States, the thunderstorms are coming! While rain may…